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Byron Dorgan (born May 14, 1942) is a former United States Senator and United States Congressman. He was a congressman for twelve years and a U.S. Senator for eighteen.

Dorgan was a member of the Senate Democratic leadership for sixteen years. He was first an Assistant Democratic Floor Leader. He was later a Chairman of the Democratic Policy Committee. Then, he was Chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs.

In 2010, Dorgan said he wasn't seeking re-election in the 2010 North Dakota Senate election.

Dorgan later worked at the Washington, D.C. law firm Arent Fox LLP. He was a senior policy advisor there.

Furthermore, Dorgan is a New York Times writer of four books: two on economic and political issues, two as eco-thrillers.

Dorgan was born in Dickinson, North Dakota.

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